CENTRES - State of Innovation report No.1

Checkmate by Marek Matias
This Paper is the first of three ‘State of Innovation’ Reports written by Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy for the British Council-led CENTRES (Creative Entrepreneurship in Schools) project 2012-14 (www.centres-eu.org). This paper was written following the first CENTRES conference held in Kraków, Poland in September 2012. More »

Entrum Foundation: Pilots Evaluation Report

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Brief outline of context for this pilot activity in the partner location – ie why the programme was considered necessary (eg education/curriculum context, employment for young people, work/life skills, state of entrepreneurialism, actual/potential importance of creative industries. More »

Make a job, don’t take a job

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The creative industries are the key to the world’s economic recovery; nonetheless it has never been harder for school-leavers and graduates wishing to pursue a creative future to find work. More »

A Manifesto for the Creative Economy

Amsterdam--city full of creativity, inspiration and contrasts by Stanislava Denysenko
Hot off the press – Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation, has published a Manifesto for the Creative Economy with a 10-point plan on how to bolster this fast growing sector. More »

Design strategy for Europe

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Antonio Tajani, the European Commission vice-president and commissioner for industry and entrepreneurship, recently announced a set of policy recommendations to ensure design is at the heart of driving innovation in the European economies. More »